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Sep 23, 2012 9:30am EDT
-- a year. >>that one comment bti kainenerated a slew of responses from george allen and threpublican party and got a big headline in fday's of the washington post." he ce back ansaidook, i just said i w was open n for discussion but not advocating a minimum tax. you would not anyone in the senate to at least look at a proposal. what did you hear in terms off taxes from both candidates? >> whai heard yesteay -- number one, i think we are fortunate to have two great candidatesunning for senate. for both of them, tax refo and the growing of the economy is the number one issue. so when you look at that, tax reform is part of creating new jojobs, it is part of growing the econonomy. but i t think both candidates are extremely y worried a about the the fiscal situation is coming out of washingngton right nownd realize we cannot continue to spend at the levels we are spending thabecause the is a discrepancy between revenuend expendures. >> membeem of your chambers and nationwide say whave to tale the deficitit but right now members of yochamber are sayi don't do it at the expense of these automat
ABC
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
in battleground virginia in the spotlight. we will hear from former governor george allen, live. good morning, washington. i am cynne simpson. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to adam caskey. >> we will see embedded downpours later on today and into tomorrow. an unsettled weather pattern from the leftovers of isaac. currently on live super doppler 7 radar and not much happening. we have a few isolated sprinkles and showers west of hagerstown passing north of 68. 74 in arlington, 72 in clarksburg. low to mid 70's for the most part with heavy humidity today. the brakes will give way to high temperatures close to 88 this afternoon with the most widespread showers this afternoon and evening. back to you. >> thank you. storm watch coverage continues. any chance of rain in the people of parts of d.c. have people stocking up on sandbags. >> people on rhode island were forced to spend their labor day cleaning up from sun.'s storms. john gonzalez is live in northwest with more. >> not only has this been a financial burden for these residents, but it has also been very dangerous. during the last flood
FOX
Sep 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
what may have caused this accident. the virginia u.s. senate race between former governors george allen and tim kaine is still a dead heat in the polls. both men spent time in northern virginia focusing on the looming defense cuts. julie carey is here to tell us they have very different solutions to this. >> they do, tim kaine and george allen do agree on this. those automatic defense cuts, the fallout from the stand-off on capitol hill need to be stopped before they kick in next year. what's on the line is up to 200,000 virginia jobs. many of them in northern virginia. >> reporter: northern virginia defense contractors are hosting a lot of campaign visits this fall. george allen huddled in stafford county with company leaders. their frustration clear. >> if we can just make a decision and then move forward. >> reporter: tim kaine toured a business called mvm that does arms training. the northern virginia defense contractors say they feel under siege, caught in the cross hairs of the sequester. $500 billion in automatic defense cuts, set to take effect january 2nd. unless congress can c
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. is sure was beautiful. and not suit the deep -- and now heated race between tim kaine and george allen. the debate is just getting underway. introduction the allen is making his introduction. it is not the presidential race, how this senate race turns have a massive impact the makeup of capitol hill in november. squaring off, trying to shore up t seven weeks before election day. d democrat tim kaine and in alican george allen are fight. according to the latest t poll, tim kaine allen among likely voters. it is a much -- george allen much finer line to walk. the subjects for debate today the economy and transportation. haveace is expected to implications. as goes virginia some may go the senate and the entire presidential race. >> just in these introductions candidates, wee both talked already about the economic potential of virginia. the candidates have several debate scheduled over the including one in richmond on october 12. live in the newsroom, abc7 news. and president obama will also part in a town hall, one after mitt romney appeared spanish network. he will also appear on "the v
CSPAN
Sep 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
for the senate seat currently held by democrat jim webb. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine are polling within the statistical margin of error, and the cook political report rates the race as toss-up. last week the candidates met for an hourlong debate moderated by "meet the press" host david gregory. >> moderator: and good afternoon. welcome to the virginia senatorial debate between democrat tim kaine and republican george allen. i'm david gregory, moderator of "meet the press," and moderator of today's debate. i want to quickly cover the rules of today's event. the debate will last one hour, and we'll begin with two-minute opening statements from each candidate. then our panelists and i will pose questions directly to the candidate. these questions are determined by the panelists, by us. they have not been received by the candidates or reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute and 30 seconds to respond, and the candidate answering fist will have an -- first will have an additional one-minute rebuttal. i like to be able to reserve the right to fol
CSPAN
Sep 24, 2012 8:00pm EDT
kaine and republican george allen are running for the senate this year. they participated in a debate, moderated by nbc news. >> and good afternoon. welcome to the senatorial debate between democrat tim kaine and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am a moderator of today's event. i want to cover the rules of today's event. it will last one hour and will begin with opening statements, and then the panelists and i will pose questions. those questions are determined by the panelists, by us. they have not been reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute, 30 seconds to respond, and there will be an additional one-minute rebuttal. i reserve the right to be able to follow up with some questions as i see fit as the moderator. we will end with a two-minute closing statement from each candidate. there is a clock in front of each candidate noting the time. we have the northern virginia no bureau chief -- the northern virginia wrote -- northern virginia bureau chief with us, and there is a man who joined "the washington post" afte
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
off half the country last may well talking to donors in florida. scott brown and republican george allen. >> you said nearly half the country see themselves as victims? >> no. i love very positively peacoat you disagree with governor romney? >> i have my own point of view. >> my guess would be george allen wished he did not have to answer questions like that. >> i think he did not answer questions like that. the reason that statement was so bad is because it was mitt romney is point of view. pcs nearly half the country as moochers who want a handout from government. he does not understand why they don't just borrow from their parents or take money from their trust funds. he does not agree that the poor and the sick should add slightly to the taxes of millionaires and billionaires said they can squandered money on dialysis. >> is this a bump in the road? >> it is a huge pot hole but it is not lethal. the debates are coming up. he has been practicing very hard and he has a good coach in rob portman. obama is not the greatest debater. he had some terrible ones early on and he is not p
MSNBC
Sep 23, 2012 4:00am PDT
have distanced themselves including linda mcmahon of connecticut, george allen craig, linda lingle, tommy thompson, senator scott brown and senator dean heller. what does it say about him? david corn broke the story this week and he is washington bureau chief for the much respected mother jones and robert cost that is a political reporter for "national review." we have this in iowa. ann romney had strong words for conservative critics of her husband's campaign. let's listen to ann romney. >> what do you say to your fellow republicans who are -- >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. this is hard. >> who was she talking about, people like peggy noonan today. noonan wrote "this week i called his campaign incompetent but only because i was being polite. i really meant rolling calamity. a lot of people weighed in. glad you said this, mad you said this. no one i know of defended the campaign or argued you're missing some of its quiet excellence." that 'sarcastic. john sue through knew responded on msnbc today. let's watch. >> i wouldn't hire peggy noonan to run a
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in northern virginia. democrat tim kaine and republican george allen went head-to-head and both wasted no time taking shots at each other on issues from medicare to the definition of marriage. a new poll shows tim kaine over george allen. you can see our story on the senate debate on our website wjla.com. >> a special lead student was shot six times but was released from the hospital today. court documents indicate that that child and another student got into an argument in class. the -- one student went to an alley where he had hidden a gun and returned and shot him. >> police have broken up a phony iphone sales ring. two men who were father and son were selling the fate phones. they were arrested when authorities say they sold and iphone to a detective for $120. police believe they sold at least seven more in a parking lot and they are looking for additional victims. >> now the showdown over gambling in maryland. some maryland county executives are getting together to encourage voters to support question 7. that ballot initiative would allow games in maryland and a new casino in prince georg
Univision
Sep 21, 2012 11:00pm EDT
tim kaine y george allen.. loes estados que serÁn cruciales y decisivos con el voto latino serÁn nevada colorado, carolina del norte, florida y en nuestra Área virginia un estado que ha sido histÓricamente republicano pero hoy por hoy parece estar encantado con el candidato demÓcrata tim kaine. noticias washington converso con el ex gobernador en exclusiva para conocer sus propuestastim kaine los asuntos que son importantes para la comunidad latina son tambiÉn importantes para todos y yo trabaje con la comunidad muy fuerte tanto tiempo como gobernador. virginia es un lugar muy fuerte para la economÍa y queremos traer un lecciÓn de virginia a washington. el ex gobernador segÚn una encuesta del diario the washington post, obtuvo un 51% mientras el republicano george allen cuenta con un 43% de los votantes que lo escogerÍan si las elecciones fueran hoy.tim me alegraria mucho trabajar con la comunidad latina.y es un grupo muy fuerte con su poder por que hay como 200 mil votantes latinos registrados pero las elecciones en virginia son muy cerradas 5 o 6mil votantes harÁn la
CSPAN
Sep 23, 2012 9:00pm EDT
and former senator george allen faced each other thursday night in one of four scheduled senate debates. the political reporter rates this race a toss up. >> the standarder barrier, he said 47% of americans are too dependent on government and they see themselves as victims. >> do you share that vision of america and what specifically will you do to deal with that 47%? >> as i stated in the beginning david, the best social program of all is a job. how do you provide more job opportunities for people -- >> you think nearly half the country see themselves as victims? >> no, i look very positively at the people. >> would you disagree with governor romney on this point? >> i have my own point of view. my point of view is that the people of america still believe in the american dream. our responsibility as leaders and public servant to make sure this is a country where everyone has that equal opportunity to compete and pursue their dream. the way i look at it, the point is, think that you look at the records. who has created more opportunities. i mentioned welfare reform. those are folks who
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
. then they will both go to n for a roundtable discussion on supporting small business. and george allen are battling for the seat held by webb. justin timberlake brought sexy back and now he's looking to bring myspace back. atlet's get to linda bell bloomberg headquarters in new york with that and more. gains insee some yesterday. .t went to a new record high the company is expected to the leader in the u.s. to display advertising, which banner ads. facebook stocks it now trading below $21 a share. some say the stock is and it's predicted to drop. annger justin timberlake took in myspace ake ago. users can give their e-mail for an invite to the new service. the peanut butter recall is getting expanded beyond trader joe's. more on that in the next hour. reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 3 degrees. >> still to come, an update on a involving hundreds of pepco workers. are expected to vote >> will soon find out if pepco picketn will hit the lines. they're expected to vote on a on wednesday.sal the main sticking point is changes to health and welfare plans. >> the public roundtable wil
ABC
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
important senate races in the entire country. former governor george allen and tim kaine faced off in a debate today. scott spoke to both men. next came into the debate from a drastically different landscape. for months, washington post polls show them tight. new numbers of tim kaine up by eight points. they did not waste any time going after each other today. >> that is not what is going to take to fix washington. >> we work together. they have publicly stated how we work together on issues. >> in a place where there are so few undecided virginia voters former governors allen and tim kaine are divided on taxes. >> lower taxes create more jobs. folks are earning as little as $17,000 a year. >> they are polar opposites on everything from medicare to marriage. >> marriage should be between one man and one woman. >> relationship should be treated equally under law. >> allen stayed on. bringing almost every argument back to jobs even when asked about gay rights are how to when women voters. >> women, mothers that i talk to, whether they are married or unmarried, care about jobs and the
CSPAN
Sep 25, 2012 10:00am EDT
in the virginia senate race. they say it is a tossup between tim kaine and george allen. they met in an hour-long debate moderated by david gregory. two more debates scheduled for october. >> good afternoon. welcome to the virginia senatorial debate between democrat tim kane, and republican george allen, hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. i am david gregory. moderator of me to the press and today's debate. i want to begin by covering the rules of today's event. the event will last one hour and again with two opening statements from each candidate. we will pose questions directly to the candidate. the questions were determined by the panelists. i am not been received by the candidate or reviewed by the fairfax chamber. each candidate will have one minute and 30 seconds to respond. and the candidate answering first will have an additional one minute rebuttal. i would like to reserve the right to follow up with some questions as i see it as the moderator. we will conclude with a two minute closing statement from each candidate. there's a timekeeper in the front row. i want to wel
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 8:00am PDT
tim kaine and republican george allen are facing off in the first of three debates. polls are showing the two candidates in a neck-and-neck race, today's debate hosted by the fairfax county chamber of commerce. it has become one of virginia's most anticipated election traditions. the chamber of commerce debates are known for creatingeak momenr candidates. jon: the colorado movie massacre now, a hearing is underway at this moment in centennial, colorado, at the courthouse there. prosecutors looking to get access to a notebook sent by shooting suspect james holmes to a university of colorado psychiatrist. dan springer is live at the courthouse in centennial. why is this notebook so important, dan? >> reporter: yeah, jon, the holmes hearing began about an hour ago. no cameras in the courtroom, but we did get some video of both the sides of attorneys showing up outside just about an hour ago. that notebook could be very important because it could show a motive, and perhaps more importantly in this case, it could help prosecutors prove that james holmes was sane at the time of the shooting
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 6:00am EDT
forecast. >>> now to decision 2012. today, tim kaine, george allen square off in a live televised debate in northern virginia. it is the first of three debates the virginia senate candidates will participate in and it is the only one that will take place in our area. tim kaine comes into today's debate with a little momentum, leading george allen by eight points. tim kaine a democrat, also leads the republican allen in a new quinnipiac university poll. you can see the debate right here at nbc 4 live. david gregory will be the moderator. i along with julie carey will be on the panel. you can watch it live online at nbcwashington.com. >>> mitt romney and president obama are both in florida today looking to win over some of the hispanic vote. last night, romney took part in a forum with univision. he took back some of the comments he made on a hidden camera video about the 47% of more thanes who he says don't pay income tax. >> my campaign is about the 100% of america, and i'm concerned about them. i'm concerned about the fact that over the past four years, life has become harder for americ
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to their game plans. george allen and tim kaine locked in a tight race for nearly a year, shook hands and came out, not fighting, but politely jabbing at each other over jobs, taxes, social and other issues. the one-hour fairfax chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4, and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on the capitol hill and in the presidential race, saying people want pulling together, not partisan bickering in washington. >> puts partnership over partisanship and substance over sound bites. >> reporter: kaine also said washington must act quickly to avoid a fiscal cliff because of the stalemate on the hill, saying a mix of cuts and revenue increases are the way to go with everyone who could paying some federal tax. allen said cuts were the root to reform. the two candidates most nearly agreed
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
's current standard bearer. republican senate candidate george allen of virginia in his debate this afternoon was asked about mitt romney and his 47% of the country sees themselves as victims who can't be persuaded to care for their lives comment. here's how george allen handled it. he said, quote, i have my own point of view, and my point of view is people of america don't look at themselves as victims. even before today's debate, george allen had already been trying to distance himself from his own party's presidential ticket saying mitt romney and paul ryan are wrong on the issue of medicare. basically all of the senate republican candidates in closely contested races right now are running against mitt romney. it's not just republican george allen in virginia saying, i don't think americans see themselves as victims. it's also republican dean heller in nevada saying about mitt romney, quote, i just don't view the world the same way he does. it's also republican linda mann in connecticut, i disagree with romney's insinuation. it's linda lingle in hawaii, i'm not responsible for the comments
MSNBC
Sep 21, 2012 2:00pm PDT
state. no better than tied with the other former governor and former senator george allen. this week four polls put cain up an average of five points. the most impressive poll was by "the washington post" which gave him an eight-point edge. with me now is the democratic candidate for senate for virginia tim kaine. governor, thanks so much for joining us. why do you think the republican agenda nationally and in your state, the old dominion, is bad for women. >> for a whole bunch of reasons. first, virginia was sort of the epicenter this year of a lot of bills that really went of a women's health care, invasive ultrasound procedure promoted by my governor and my opponent stood silent and znd condemn them. personhood legislation that would criminalize abortion and potentially criminalize fda approve birth control that george allen wants to take to the u.s. senate, and then you go to additional areas like my opponent not being in support of paycheck equity, having a history of voting against family medical leave act, wanting to support the blunt amendment to roll back contraceptive prote
MSNBC
Sep 21, 2012 4:00pm PDT
of this people. dean heller, close race in nevada. tommy thompson, having problems in wisconsin. george allen, neck and neck in virginia. these people are real pros who are trying to keep alive politically, and they want some real separation, as they say in the nfl, from this guy romney. what's going on? >> romney's taking all these hits in the last four weeks from his miserable trip to london, to clint eastwood, and not mentioning the troops in afghanistan, the disaster with the libyan statement, and the video that i made public earlier this week. and the thing is, if he had a real good overarching strategic plan and message that the conservative republican elites here and members of the senate had any -- could see, could discern, i think people would be more willing to stand by him. he doesn't have a strong rudder. every day he changes strategy. he's going to be a little more moderate. he's going to be red meat. he's going to be an outsider. he's going to be an insider. obama says black, i'm going to say white today. the campaign is bouncing around like winds, and without a strong rudder, y
ABC
Sep 17, 2012 4:30am EDT
the day with a kickoff and dale city and alexandria. tim kaine and george allen will televised first debate on thursday in mclean. >> big news from the national zoo. people have been g for this. the female giant panda gave to her baby panda bear last night. the cub.ave heard a coup it was her second as a result of artificial insemination. we will have more details in a live report coming up in our next hour. >> they only have a 10% chance of conceiving. apple has won another big case t samsung. >> lower manhattan already up to occupy wall street. now. bell >> a big day for the occupy wall street movement. it plans to commemorate its one- anniversary. e at 7:00 a.m. this near the new york stock exchange. nypd has already made dozens of arrests on the weekend. againstase technologyr patented with the international trade commission. this is apple's second u.s. month.ictory in a reorders for the apple iphone 5 were on fire last friday,. expect a huge demand and very salelines when it goes on officially. later officially. analysts estimate apple may sell as 58 million units by the end of
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restricus, again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. your share of obama's debt is over 50 thousand dollars, and it grows every day. obama's policies are making it harder on women. the poverov rate for women -- the highest in 17 years. more women are unemployed under president obama. more than five and a half million women can't find work. that's what obama's policies have done for women. welcome, daughter. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> 55 years ago, a group of r theirs stood up fo an education. >> now the african-american is getting pieces of history from the youngest of those pioneers. greta kreuz has the story. >> september, 1957, black students integrated central high rock, arkansas. newyoungest or a brand cotton dress. today she donated it to the smithsonian's new museum on american history and culture. allows us to tell a story of what young people can
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> steve is back with a final look at the forecast. >> alright, a chilly start to the morning tomorrow. you may see a few sprinkles or two -- a sprinkle or two late in the afternoon. not going to amount much west of d.c. 70's on monday. chance for heavier rain on tuesday. than a cool down as we move into next weekend. wjla.com. our daily eye-wonder. the arctic express. check out. >> it is going to be hot and muggy. >> not ready. not ready. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade t to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month guaranteed for one year with no annual conontract. there's
FOX
Sep 20, 2012 6:00pm EDT
tim kaine with a small lead. george allen and tim kaine locked in a tight race for nearly a year, shook hands thursday and came out, well, not fighting, but politely jabbing at each other over jobs, taxes, social and other issues. the latest polling from both fox news and the "washington post" show kaine opening up a lead of 4 to 8 points with fewer than 50 days to election day. the one-hour fairfax county chamber of commerce debate was telecast on nbc 4 and moderated by nbc's david gregory of "meet the press." former governor and former senator george allen turned nearly every question to the need for more and better jobs. >> so the job creators have the confidence, and certainty to hire again. >> reporter: tim kaine, also a former governor, turned nearly every question into criticism on capitol hill, saying people want pulling together, not partisan bickering in washington. >> partnership over partisanship and put substce over sound bites. >> reporter: kaine also said washington must act quickly to avoid a fiscal cliff because of stalemates on the hill, saying a mix of cuts in
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
lindalingoff of hawaii, george allen of virginia, tommy thompson of wisconsin, as well as senators scott brown of massachusetts and dean heller of nevada in tight races. what does it say about romney that so many of his allies don't want to be seen too close with him or his words? david corn broke the story. he's washington bureau chief for mother jones, the much-respected mother jones, and also more than political analyst. and robert costa is a political reporter for national review. thank you for joining us. we had this in iowa in a radio interview. ann romney had strong words for conservative critics of her husband's campaign. let's listen to ann romney. >> what do you say to your fellow republicans who are -- >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it, get in the ring. this is hard. >> who is she talking about? people like conservative columnist peggy noon yoon today. she wrote, this week i called romney's campaign incompetent but only because i was being polite. i meant rolling calamity. i lot of people weighed in, i suppose in expected ways. glad you said this. mad you said this. some
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
't too flattering. the head of the party isn't amused, and neither is george allen. he attended a luncheon and learned about the pictures afterwards and his spokesperson tells us, quote, george allen strongly condemns such imagery. regardless of its source this has noplace in our politics. we did reach out to his opponent, tim kaine. his office released this statement. this harsh rhetoric are exactly the kind of divisiveness we don't need. we checked a short time ago and that facebook page has been taken down. >>> the race for the white house was clearly focused on ohio today. both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney made stops in the critical battleground state today. more than 5,000 supporters welcomed the president to bowling green state university. he told the crowd there four more years of his administration would be good for the middle class. >> the country doesn't succeed when only the rich get richer. we succeed when the middle class gets bigger. >> the economy is governor romney's key issue. in bedford heights, ohio. he worked to convince voters he has a
FOX
Sep 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, news4. >>> looking at one of the local races, tim kaine ahead of george allen for the first time in the virginia u.s. senate race. according to a new poll, kaine has an eight-point lead 51% to 43%. earlier polls had the two in a virtual tie. kaine's strongest polls are in virginia. the two governors are hoping to take the seat of retiring senator jim webb. you can watch tim kaine and george allen in the debate tomorrow live at noon right here on nbc 4. nbc "meet the press" host david gregory will moderate that debate. aaron gilchrist and northern virginia bureau chief julie carey will be on the panel. you can also watch the debate streaming live on nbcwashington.com. >>> a well-known d.c. author was startled by a blackout and an explosion at his home today. what sparked it was an attempted burglary. that explosion happened at the home on the 35th street in northwest d.c. that's where pat collins is right now. pat? >> reporter: doreen, an incredible crime. to defeat the burglary system here, this would-be thief actually yanked the electric meter from the house. police trying to ex
NBC
Sep 21, 2012 6:00am EDT
watched senate races this fall in the whole country. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine squared off in their first debate thursday. peggy fox was there. [ people chanting ] >> reporter: there was excitement outside the debate between george allen and tim kaine. >> sir i want to get back respectfully no my question. >> reporter: allen was evasive for the first question from david gregory who asked if he agreed with mitt romney's remarks about 47% of the population. >> would you disagree with governor romney on this point? >> my point of view is that the people of america still believe in the american dream. >> reporter: governor kaine called the comments divisive and attacked allen. >> george you famously said when you were governor that you enjoyed knocking democrats' soft teeth down their whiny throats. >> reporter: kaine wants to bring more cost savings to thed aable care about. >> i think it thought on repeal -- ought to be repealed and replaced. >> reporter: governor kaine says they should be allowed to expire at incomes of $500,000 and up. >> if the tax cuts go back
MSNBC
Sep 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >> and then i look at a virginia where there's been a consistent number of polls that have showed george allen outperforming mitt romney. what's going on there? >> virginia's a hard state to figure out actually at the moment. i think virginia, the state, is divided between the northern suburbs and conservative rural areas and i think the voters -- george allen is a likable guy. one of the knocks on richard mourdock is he's less than likable. he comes across as a little stiff and better. george allen is easier to like. i think you have two appealing candidates in virginia and voters at this point have not made a decision. >> do you think the presidential campaign's matter more where there are senate races in battleground states than in places, for instance, like connecticut, indiana, where the presidential campaigns are not -- >> probably. as we've seen with presidential advertising, it is very heavy only in a handful of states, eight or nine states. if you're in connecticut and there's not a lot of presidential advertising, linda mcmahon doesn't have to deal with all that. >> but if you're con
MSNBC
Sep 20, 2012 2:00pm PDT
mahon, virginia senate candidate george allen, and now nevada senator dean hower have all gone wobbly, refused to stand with, stand for the outed mitt romney, the one who tells rich people that the rest of the country is a bunch of loafers, freeloaders, bums. well, last night a new wobbler showed up, mitt romney himself. racing like a desperate crazy man, he suddenly declared he's changed his mind on the whole 47% business. that he's now proud of being the grandfather of obama care, proud to say he's for same-sex couples having partner rights and no way he wants to run those 12 million immigrants out of the country. so how scared is this candidate that he's now turning tail on so much of what he's been standing for? is the man we caught behind the curtain suddenly afraid of the script he's been reading? is this the moment, the etch-a-sketch moment, we were warned was coming, the alloutmoment of moral melt down. this afternoon, this afternoon at the univision candidates forum president obama responded to romney's caught on tape comments where he wrote off 47% of the country. let's take a listen
MSNBC
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
. >>> in the great swing state of virginia, the latest polling shows republican george allen and democrat tim cain tied in their race for u.s. senate. not virtually tied, actually tied. they both have 44%. and into that incredibly tight race democrats today dropped a new ad hitting republican george allen for his own voting record on women's rights issues. trying to tie him to the anti-abortion record of virginia's republican legislature and governor this year. see that headline? personhood and ultrasound bills advance in house. george allen was not a member of the virginia house of delegates that advanced those bills this year but democrats apparently think it's a good strategy in campaigning against any republican in virginia to just remind everyone that that's the kind of stuff virginia republicans have been up to lately. personhood rights for fertilized eggs and banning contraception. and banning abortion and forced ultrasounds for ladies. if you look closely at the polling in virginia, you will see that republicans are facing a real problem with women voters. the latest polling in virginia in
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